Global Near Real-Time Temperature and Salinity Profile Data from the GTSPP project from 18 January 2003 to 17 February 2003 (NCEI Accession 0000927)


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            title:  Global Near Real-Time Temperature and Salinity Profile Data from the GTSPP project from 18 January 2003 to 17 February 2003 (NCEI Accession 0000927)
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        abstract:  Physical, current, meteorological, and other data were collected from XBT casts, buoys, and other instruments from a World-Wide distribution. Data were collected from 18 January 2003 to 17 February 2003. Data were submitted by the Marine Environmental Data Service (MEDS) in support of the Array for Real-time Geostrophic Oceanography (Argo), the Gulf of Mexico NOAA/NMFS Ship of Opportunity (SOOP), and the Global Temperature-Salinity Pilot Project (GTSPP). Physical parameters include profiles of temperature and salinity. Current parameters include current direction and speed. Meteorological data include dry bulb temperature, wind speed, wind direction, relative humidity, and air pressure.
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            keyword:  GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN
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            keyword:  OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN > BAY OF BENGAL
            keyword:  OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > CENTRAL PACIFIC OCEAN > HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
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            keyword:  OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN > BERING SEA
            keyword:  OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN > SEA OF JAPAN
            keyword:  OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
            keyword:  OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN > EAST CHINA SEA
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                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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